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September 2, 2016
Three students recently presented methodological and empirical research at national and international conferences. Their presentations demonstrated their expertise in quantitative psychology and showcased the strength of the JMU Psychological Sciences program.
September 2, 2016
During the Spring and Summer of 2016, All 13 full time MA students in Psychological Sciences defended their theses and passed comps. All are now employed or in PhD programs at JMU or at other universities from New York to Florida.
April 20, 2016
On Saturday, April 16th, five graduate students, two faculty, and four alumni from the Psychological Sciences’ Behavior Analysis concentration attended the 12th Annual Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis Meeting and Conference, VABA, in Newport News, Virginia.
April 8, 2016
Former Psychological Sciences graduate student, Liz Pyburn, was selected to receive The 2016 Graduate School Outstanding Thesis Award for the STEM, Health, and Behavioral Studies for her thesis project entitled “Persons Can Speak Louder Than Variables: Person-Centered Analysis and the Prediction of Student Success.”
March 18, 2016
Dr. Jeff Dyche, Director of the Psychological Sciences program at JMU and a former research psychologist for the Navy, was recently contacted by a former colleague, Lieutenant Colonel (Dr.) Candy Wilson, to conduct research for the Geneva Foundation. This nonprofit organization funds research to improve the lives of servicemen and women.
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The Psychological Sciences Program adopts a mentorship model to training graduate students who are interested in advancing the science of psychology through basic and applied empirical research. More >